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Volunteering

Volunteers teaching the rules of boccia to other volunteers
Group shot of volunteers wearing red sporting wheelies shirts
Volunteers hands in together
Group shot of volunteers wearing red sporting wheelies shirts
Volunteers in a group being trained

Volunteering is a great way to have fun, learn new skills and share your talents. Simply complete the Association’s Membership Form (Volunteer Section) and you’re on your way to meeting new people and helping others. Importantly your time, enthusiasm and skills will help us to better deliver our programs and services to more people with a disability by minimising costs.

As a volunteer you’ll be contributing to a range of exciting and meaningful events and activities which support our purpose of making active goals accessible. No experience is required for most volunteer roles. We provide training as required to ensure you have a rewarding and enjoyable experience.

How can I get Involved?

  • Sports programs and events – coaching, sports training, one-off events, team staff, umpire/referee, sports subcommittees or assisting with regular sports programs subcommittees or assisting with regular sports programs
  • Drivers – transport people and equipment for sport and recreation activities
  • Health and fitness – assist people with their workouts and personal fitness goals
  • Public relations – marketing/media skills, photography
  • Administration – filing, data entry, typing, mailouts and other general office tasks
  • Fundraising – assisting with promotional fundraising events and minor lotteries/art unions

Get started in four easy steps:

1. Become a member 

2. Download and fill in one of the following Blue Card forms.

3. Contact your nearest Sporting Wheelies office to make an appointment.

  • Bowen Hills (Brisbane) – Ph: (07) 3253 3333
  • Townsville – Ph: (07) 4721 4881
  • Mackay – Ph: (07) 4953 4991)

4. Bring your filled in Blue Card form along with two (2) forms of identification to your appointment for processing.

If you live more than 50km from an Association office, or for reasons relating to disability, a Justice of the Peace can witness your identification documents using the ‘Confirmation of identity’ form (in addition to forms listed above).

Current Volunteering Opportunities

Our opportunities are listed below. Please click on the event you are interested in for more information.

For more information on volunteer opportunities, contact our HR and Volunteers Manager.